General Accounting Associate

Recruiter
Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
Location
Edinburgh Technopole
Posted
11 Jan 2018
Closes
12 Feb 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

3 month temporary General Accounting Associate role working for global organisation

Your new company

Global financial services organisation based in Edinburgh. Their general accounting team is going through a period of restructure and is looking to recruit a temporary qualified accountant to assist temporarily. The candidate will join a busy finance function for a period of 3 months with the potential for the position to go on for longer.

Your new role

In your new role you will be involved in various aspects of the general accounting team. You will be responsible for Balance Sheet substantiation process and control of the general ledger over-month end, FX hedge accounting, Fixed asset reporting, Audit/SOX queries and analysis and accounting for Corporate transactions. Furthermore the preparation and analysis of EMEA Income Statement and Balance Sheet positions, for reporting to US parent, along with all other finance duties as and when required

What you'll need to succeed

In order to succeed you will be a fully qualified accountant in either CA, ACCA or CIMA. You have experience in general accounting, audit and corporate transactions. You have used Excel packages and Oracle in previous roles. A background in financial services is beneficial but not essential. In person you are organised with excellent analytical skills. You are hard working and motivated with excellent attention to detail.

What you'll get in return

In return you will receive a competitive rate between £250-300 depending on experience. You will be joining a global organisation with excellent prospects. You will receive fantastic, hands on experience with a busy financial services tea. You will be working within the heart of Edinburgh near to shops, restaurants and cafes.

What you need to do now

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